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Do I Need To Give My Baby A Helmet If He Has A Flat Head
Is it safe to give an 8 month old baby Infant Tylenol (acetaminophen) every day during teething to help with teething pain & discomfort? Baby's weight is 18 lbs.
My child has flat head and my pediatrician doesn't recommend helmets. What should I do? She is 8 1/2 months old.
Pretty much: This is our standard of care for a baby to reshape head. Keep in mind she's up and around much more than she used to be so this may continue to improve on its own. What does your pediatrician say about it? Are her fontanelles still open? A plastics referral may be in order. ...Read more
Im 17 with flat head, distance between my forhead and back of my head is ridicoulas. Is there no way this can be fixed without crainio a helmet maybe?
Hello I'm 17 and I have a flat head shape. The area to my for head to the back of my is so small. :( is there NOTHING apart from costly crainio facial surgery that I can do. I don't mind having some sort of helmet.
Nothing: It is inherited. Live with it.Get a more detailed answer ›
No brain injury: positional plagiocephaly means flattening of one side of skull usually becaue the babe always lies in the same position. Cosmetic problem only, however try to prevent by 'Tummy Time' and placing babe in different positions in car seat. ...Read more
If I am breast feeding and have severe cough and runny nose does this affects my 3 week infant? I am also giving her formula bottle .
My LO is 8 mo. 20 lbs. I gave her infant Tylenol (acetaminophen). She has a thick runny nose and watery eyes (allergies) can I also give her children's benadryl?
Benedryl indication: Although the manufacturer does not indicate it's use in children under 2 years of age, it is not uncommon for it to be recommended 'off label' by pediatricians. Oral cetrizine is another antihistamine for allergies which does have a documented age indication for 6 months and up. Both of these medications can be safely administered with Tylenol (acetaminophen). ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer